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Tourism Promotion, the Hawaii Convention Center, and the Hawaii Tourism Authority

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the promotion of tourism in Hawaii, the development of a convention center, and the role of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). It looks at the beginnings of tourism promotion ... More


Chantell Jones

Chantell Jones

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0014
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents an interview with Katrina survivor Chantell Jones, who was nineteen years old when the hurricane hit. She spent four days at the Convention Center in the company of as many as ... More


The Spirit of ’76: The Battle over Self-Determination and Urban Development during the Bicentennial

Lauren Pearlman

in Democracy's Capital: Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653907
eISBN:
9781469653921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653907.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Lyndon Johnson administration set in motion plans to commemorate the nation’s two hundredth anniversary with extensive urban renewal efforts. Chapter Five shows that as the Bicentennial ... More


The Battle for Downtown

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Before the financial crash froze the motion of money, the plan to repopulate thinned-out downtowns had become an article of faith among advocates of low-carbon urbanism. Where else could the ... More


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